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SA Councils Media Releases/News

Welcome to the Local Government Media Centre presented by the LGA. Below you will see a list of the Latest News and Media Releases from participating Councils across the State and the LGA.

The past month's headers are automatically drawn from SA council websites in order of release and refreshed on an hourly basis.

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Latest News and Media Releases List

Holdfast Bay saddened by tragic drowning

(City of Holdfast Bay)
11 December 2017 11:58am
City of Holdfast Bay Mayor Stephen Patterson says Council is shocked and saddened by the tragic drowning of a teenage girl at the Glenelg Breakwater last night.

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Love animals? Love people? Pet Pals needs you!

(City of Holdfast Bay)
11 December 2017 11:03am

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Freeling Agriculture Multi-Purpose Centre Project Update

(Light Regional Council)
11 December 2017 11:02am
Please be advised that the removal of trees will commence from Tuesday 12 December at the Freeling Community Recreation Park as part of site preparations.

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Media Release - Sports Precinct Shade Cloth Theft

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
11 December 2017 10:31pm

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Friday 15 December afternoon office closure

(City of Holdfast Bay)
11 December 2017 10:31pm

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Media Release - 2016-17 Annual Report & Financial Statements

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
11 December 2017 10:30pm

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Kerbside Collections & KIRRC operating times for Xmas Holidays 2017/18

(Kangaroo Island Council)
11 December 2017 10:05pm
Collections falling on Monday 25th December 2017 and Monday 1st January 2018 will take place a day EARLY on Sunday 24th and Sunday 31st December 2017. KIRRC Operating times attached.

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2018 Just Add Water Program

(Alexandrina Council)
11 December 2017 10:03pm
Available now!

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Declaration of a Separate Rate - Gawler Water Reuse Scheme

(Light Regional Council)
11 December 2017 09:40am
Notice is hereby given that at its 28 November 2017 meeting, Council resolved to declare a separate rate for the Gawler Water Reuse Scheme.

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Pet Memorial Pavers

(Whyalla Council)
11 December 2017 09:33am

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Council Christmas/New Year Admin Arrangements

(Light Regional Council)
11 December 2017 08:57am
Light Regional Council offices and libraries will be closed during the Christmas/New Year break. Please also find included kerbside refuse collection information and opening times for the Kapunda resource Recovery Centre.

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Media Release - Library Door Works AMENDMENT

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
8 December 2017 4:34pm

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Expressions of Interest

(District Council of Yankalilla)
8 December 2017 11:29am
Council's Audit Committee - Independent Member

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Recognition of Elliston Signage Award 2017

(District Council of Elliston)
8 December 2017 11:19am
Martin's Brand House wins 2017 AADC "Craft in Design" award for Elliston Signage on the Elliston Coastal Trail!

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Criterion Newsletter - December 2017

(Streaky Bay District Council)
8 December 2017 10:54pm
Fund My Neighborhood Project Announced, Santa By The Sea and Citizen of the Year - Nominate NOW.

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Criterion Newsletter - November 2017

(Streaky Bay District Council)
8 December 2017 09:13am
Hard Waste Collection Week, Fund My Neighbourhood and Have Your Say! Eyre Avenue, Wells Street & Bay Road.

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Calendar of Events from 8th December and Upcoming Events

(Port Augusta City Council)
7 December 2017 5:02pm

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Whyalla's community events this weekend

(Whyalla Council)
7 December 2017 4:50pm
A list of things to do this weekend in Whyalla.

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Food Recall - Rumours and Gossips Wine

(Wakefield Regional Council)
7 December 2017 3:54pm
Warburn Estate has issued a food recall for various Rumours and Gossips Wine due to a packaging fault resulting in the presence of glass. Consumers are advised not to drink this product and return it to your place of purchase for a full refund.

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Food Recall - Aldi Hotdog

(Wakefield Regional Council)
7 December 2017 3:42pm
Aldi has issued a food recall of 'Berg Smallgoods' American Style Skinless Hotdogs due a possible microbial contamination and the presence of bone fragments. Return the product to your nearest Aldi store for a full refund.

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Change to kerbside collection in rural Victor Harbor on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

(City of Victor Harbor)
7 December 2017 3:32pm

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Port Community Arts TDU Colour Wheel Exhibition

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
7 December 2017 3:29pm

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Roxby Council Monitor Page 6th December 2017

(Roxby Council)
7 December 2017 1:28pm
Did you see the Council Page in this week's Monitor Newspaper? ....take a peak!

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Council Services - Christmas/ Newyears Trading Times

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
7 December 2017 1:23pm
Opening times for all of council services, including transfer stations, swimming pools and libraries throughout the Christmas/ Newyears period are available here.

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Millicent Parklands ideas explored

(Wattle Range Council)
7 December 2017 12:13pm

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Millicent Parklands ideas explored

(Wattle Range Council)
7 December 2017 11:57am

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Library festive season open hours

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
7 December 2017 10:11pm

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Christmas and New Year Hours

(City of Marion)
7 December 2017 09:00am
Wishing you a safe and happy holiday season. Find out when Council buildings are open over the Christmas/New Year period.

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Community support for day at the beach

(Whyalla Council)
7 December 2017 08:30am
Demonstrations, entertainment and food made for a special International Day of People with Disability event in Whyalla

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Christmas Hours for Mitcham Council Services

(City of Mitcham)
6 December 2017 4:51pm

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Critical acclaim from SA arts community caps off meteoric year for Coonalpyn

(Coorong District Council)
6 December 2017 2:52pm
Media Release

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Wanted: Eyes on Eyre

(District Council of Elliston)
6 December 2017 12:53pm
Eyre Peninsula and Whyalla residents, businesses and visitors are invited to share your views on future signage for regional coastal access points and camping spots as part of a collaborative project between Regional Development Australia Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula, Eyre Peninsula Local Government Association, Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula and Natural Resources Alinytjara Wilurara.

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School Holiday Progams for December 2017

(Roxby Council)
6 December 2017 12:45pm

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Green carpet rolled out at Wilson Park

(Whyalla Council)
6 December 2017 12:38pm
Council's parks and gardens crews have laid new grass at two city parks.

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Containment Feeding Workshop

(Wudinna District Council)
6 December 2017 11:38am

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Roxby Council Christmas Office Hours

(Roxby Council)
6 December 2017 11:28am

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Renmark Paringa Council Christmas and New Year Opening Times

(Renmark Paringa Council)
6 December 2017 11:26am

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Trio of Tintinara projects awarded $220,000 through Fund My Neighbourhood

(Coorong District Council)
6 December 2017 11:03am
Media Release

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Tintinara Community Men’s Shed wins $4,000 funding boost

(Coorong District Council)
6 December 2017 11:03am
Media Release

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Cycling Events to Kick-Start Tailem's New Chapter

(Coorong District Council)
6 December 2017 11:02am
Media Release

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Final Piece in World-Famous Creating Coonalpyn Program to be Unveiled

(Coorong District Council)
6 December 2017 10:56pm
Media Release

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RCMB Offices and Facilities Christmas - New Year Closures 2017

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
6 December 2017 10:09pm
Council has approved the following closures for Council offices and facilities over the Christmas/New Year period for 2017.

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Adelaide Plains Council Communications Preference Survey

(Adelaide Plains Council)
6 December 2017 09:28am
Adelaide Plains Council strives to use the best methods to communicate with the community. With the emergence of digital media, Council wishes to find out how many people in its region use digital technologies e.g. Council's Website, Social Media, Email.

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Christmas and New Year Hours

(Adelaide Plains Council)
6 December 2017 09:00am
Council Offices will be closed from 4pm Friday 22 December 2017 and resuming operations from 9am Tuesday 2 January 2018. For more information, click 'Read More'.

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Celebrating 10 Years Service

(Roxby Council)
5 December 2017 5:19pm

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Works Civil Trainee

(Northern Areas Council)
5 December 2017 5:15pm

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Waste collection - 2017 Christmas period

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
5 December 2017 5:03pm

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Notice - New Year's Eve Dry Zone - Coffin Bay & Cummins

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
5 December 2017 5:02pm

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Wudinna Refuse Site Opening Hours for Festive Period

(Wudinna District Council)
5 December 2017 4:39pm

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Perfect weather for carols night

(Whyalla Council)
5 December 2017 4:33pm
The weather bureau is tipping a fine 26-degree day for Sunday's Lions GFG Alliance Carols in the Park.

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Wudinna Area School - Presentation Night

(Wudinna District Council)
5 December 2017 4:22pm

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Minnipa Christmas Party

(Wudinna District Council)
5 December 2017 4:17pm

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Yaninee Christmas Party

(Wudinna District Council)
5 December 2017 4:14pm

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Kyancutta Community Club

(Wudinna District Council)
5 December 2017 4:08pm

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Wudinna Senior Citizens

(Wudinna District Council)
5 December 2017 3:35pm

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Flinders Mobile Library - Christmas Closure

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
5 December 2017 3:11pm

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Councillor Lawlor celebrates 20 years of service

(Wattle Range Council)
5 December 2017 2:14pm

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Councillor Lawlor celebrates 20 years of service

(Wattle Range Council)
5 December 2017 1:56pm

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City library put to good "secretive" use

(Whyalla Council)
5 December 2017 1:12pm
Mystery surrounds Area 53 in the old Whyalla library building

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Successful Fund My Neighbourhood projects announced

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
5 December 2017 12:35pm

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Expression of Interest - AUDIT COMMITTEE

(District Council of Barunga West)
5 December 2017 12:34pm
Council is seeking expressions of interest for a second independent member for the Audit Committee. Council’s Audit Committee comprises 5 members as follows: • 1 independent Presiding Member and 1 new Independent Member; and • 3 or 4 Elected Members of the Council, depending on number of independent members. Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from persons with experience and expertise in finance, business, accounting, risk management or internal audit.There will be a minimum of 4 meetings scheduled per year and other meetings held as required. Sitting fees, travelling and out of pocket expenses will be provided for by Council. The new Independent Member will be decided at Council meeting and will commence immediately after this date. If you consider you meet the requirements for an independent member of Council’s Audit Committee please register your interest. For further details please contact the Deputy CEO, Peter Ward, on 8635 2107. Please forward your written Expression of Interest to Lucy Gale, Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer, PO Box 3, Port Broughton SA 5522, or by email at barunga@barungawest.sa.gov.au. A copy of the Terms of Reference is available, please request using the same email address. Expressions of Interest close on Friday December 22 2017 at 5.00 p.m.

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Naracoorte Caves Connection Business Workshop and Prize

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
5 December 2017 12:12pm
A once-off $3,000 cash prize is offered to the individual, business or organisation located in the Naracoorte Lucindale Council area that is the first to generate $1,000 in sales from one of the listed business ideas from the Caves Connection Business Workshop or another new Caves related business idea. Terms and conditions apply.

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Naracoorte Caves Connection Business Workshop and Prize

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
5 December 2017 12:05pm
A once-off $3,000 cash prize is offered to the individual, business or organisation located in the Naracoorte Lucindale Council area that is the first to generate $1,000 in sales from one of the listed business ideas from the Caves Connection Business Workshop or another new Caves related business idea. (Terms and Conditions apply)

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Kapunda Town Square - Smart Cities & Suburbs Program

(Light Regional Council)
5 December 2017 11:50am
Following the award of a $510,000 grant under the State Government’s Places for People program to develop the Kapunda Town Square on the corner of Main & Crase Streets, Council has now been offered a further grant under the Australian Government’s Smart Cities & Suburbs Program.

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Christmas Appeal Food Drive at City of Port Lincoln, Port Lincoln Library and Port Lincoln Visitor Information Centre

(City of Port Lincoln)
5 December 2017 11:23am

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Council Services & Operating hours over the Christmas/New Year Period

(District Council of the Copper Coast)
5 December 2017 11:03am
The main office of the Copper Coast Council will be closed for the Christmas/New Year Period from 12pm Friday 22nd December 2017 reopening 9am Tuesday 2nd January 2018. The libraries, Visitor Information Centre and Resource Recovery Centre will be open during this period on a modified schedule.

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Christmas/New Years Closures

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
5 December 2017 10:48pm
Over the Christmas / New Year period the following closures will apply:

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Christmas Appeal Food Drive

(City of Port Lincoln)
5 December 2017 10:42pm

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Council Assessment Panel Call for Expressions of Interest for Independent Members

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
5 December 2017 10:34pm
Expressions of interest are sought from people who have the qualifications and / or experience and an interest in joining the Council Assessment Panel (the Panel). There are two positions available for Independent Members.

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Community Grants and Christmas Donations

(Alexandrina Council)
5 December 2017 10:08pm
Alexandrina Council Community Grants Program

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Aviaries celebrate arrival of new baby bird

(Whyalla Council)
5 December 2017 09:52am
A baby galah has emerged from the nesting logs at the Ada Ryan Gardens aviaries.

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Advanced Notice Rubbish Collection Dates Christmas/New Year Period

(District Council of the Copper Coast)
5 December 2017 00:00am

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MEDIA RELEASE - Lighting up the foreshore

(City of Port Lincoln)
4 December 2017 4:09pm

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Deputy mayor presents army cadet award

(Whyalla Council)
4 December 2017 3:35pm
Whyalla Deputy Mayor Jenny Barnes enjoyed the Whyalla army cadets end-of-year parade

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Council Closing Hours over the Christmas Season

(Mount Barker District Council)
4 December 2017 2:44pm

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Disasters

(City of Port Lincoln)
4 December 2017 2:41pm
Prepare and Stay Safe

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Port Road Drainage Project - December Update

(City of Charles Sturt)
4 December 2017 2:02pm
As the Project moves towards West Lakes Boulevard and Findon Road, we can confirm dates for the installation of the new twin pipes at these intersections, which will be significant in the reduction of flooding along Port Road.

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Early registration for dog and cat breeders now available online

(The Berri Barmera Council)
4 December 2017 1:54pm
Breeder registration is just one of the state’s new dog and cat management laws, including tougher fines for dog attacks, compulsory microchipping and mandatory desexing for all dogs and cats born after 1 July 2018 (subject to exemption). The new breeder registration requirement applies to anyone who breeds a dog or cat, not just pedigree breeds.

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Media Release - Library Door Works

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
4 December 2017 10:40pm

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Whyalla event wins People's Choice at State awards

(Whyalla Council)
4 December 2017 09:41am
The City of Whyalla's 2017 uneARTh Festival has been voted the best South Australian event by the public in the prestigious Arts South Australia Ruby Awards.

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Temporary Road Closure - Booleroo Centre Christmas Street Party & Fireworks

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
4 December 2017 09:33am

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2017-18 Successful Community Asset Grants

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
4 December 2017 09:32am
Twenty one Community projects received funding from CGVC

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Notice of Temporary Closure - Council Offices

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
4 December 2017 08:56am
All council offices, libraries, work depots and work locations will be closed from 12 noon on Thursday 14 December 2017, excluding the Loxton Visitor Information Centre and the Waikerie District Visitor Information Centre. Councils after hours call centre will be operational during this time and staff will respond to any emergency situation. Normal business hours will resume Friday15 December 2017 for all sites.

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City Limits out now

(City of Marion)
4 December 2017 00:00am
The Summer issue of our community magazine City Limits is now available.

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Christmas Closures

(Campbelltown City Council)
3 December 2017 10:30pm
The Council Office, Depot and Library will be closed from 12:30pm on 22 December 2017 and will reopen on 2 January 2018.

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Charles Sturt trialling Smart Public Waste bins in Henley Square

(City of Charles Sturt)
1 December 2017 4:12pm
Charles Sturt has partnered with Smart City Solutions to provide a smart, connected, sustainable waste management solution for Henley Square. The Clean Cube solar‐powered, self‐compacting bin and smart sensor will be trialled in the square from Monday, 4 December until the end of January 2018.

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MEDIA RELEASE - New irrigation system installed at Ravendale Sporting Complex

(City of Port Lincoln)
1 December 2017 3:58pm

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Council Services Opening Hours

(City of Port Lincoln)
1 December 2017 2:24pm

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Kangaroo Island Kerbside Bin Audit December 2017

(Kangaroo Island Council)
1 December 2017 1:45pm
The Fleurieu Regional Waste Authority in conjunction with KESAB will be conducting a kerbside bin audit of general waste, recycling and greenwaste bins on Kangaroo Island in Kingscote and Vivonne Bay. The audit will begin 6th December and finish on 14th December 2017. Fifty households and ten businesses across these areas will have their bins audited. The results are not reported against specific properties and bins picked on the day depend on whether they are presented for collection or not.

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Christmas to New Year Council Services - Opening hours

(City of Port Lincoln)
1 December 2017 1:45pm

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Latest Granite Newsletter

(Wudinna District Council)
1 December 2017 11:00am

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What's on in Whyalla this weekend.

(Whyalla Council)
1 December 2017 06:00am
Your guide to community events in our city and region.

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Council crews get a welcome thanks

(Whyalla Council)
30 November 2017 5:15pm
Local residents have kindly written to us and thanked council for the work our outdoor crews are doing in the community.

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Tumby Bay Marina Access Restrictions

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
30 November 2017 3:43pm

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Curlew Friends Group

(Tatiara District Council)
30 November 2017 12:33pm
Council is seeking expressions of interest...

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Traders to turn it on with street party

(Whyalla Council)
30 November 2017 10:51pm
The City Plaza Traders are putting on their annual Christmas celebration on Saturday, December 16.

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Celebrate Christmas at the City of Mitcham's Carols by the Creek

(City of Mitcham)
30 November 2017 09:27am

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GFG Alliance boss says Whyalla future is bright

(Whyalla Council)
30 November 2017 08:28am
Sanjeev Gupta has appeared on Sky News and talked up the City of Whyalla prospects

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Naracoorte Swimming Lake

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
29 November 2017 4:45pm
The Naracoorte Swimming Lake the perfect place to cool off on a hot Summer day - is OPEN. Let's make this a great swimming season - make sure you observe and obey all signs and warnings at the lake.

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Kick back in Naracoorte

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
29 November 2017 4:40pm
Kick back and unearth unique experiences - see the birds take off at Bool Lagoon or find out about the ancient mega-fauna at the World Heritage Naracoorte Caves.

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